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24H architecture
Marecollege


New urban development plans within the existing city limits led the municipality of Leiden to resettle the local Marecollege, to a nearby tenantless school building. The city of Leiden invited 24H to create a design to this question. Since the program of the Marecollege is to big to fit the existing school building, a renovation […]


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CKX architecten
D&H Residence


The house is located on a nice green site in the city of Helmond, a small town in the south of The Netherlands. This residential building is designed for a couple with 5 kids and the wish for a small home office area. Strict regulations from city council ranging from distances to borders, access and […]


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HOSPER
Zoetermeer Vivaldi Care Home


The care facility Vierstroom has asked HOSPER to make a design for the public and private outdoor spaces of the Vivaldi care home in Zoetermeer. The area is surrounded by water with flowering wet vegetation and trees on three sides. This increases the size of the area visually and at the same time has an […]


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Tony Fretton Architects
Houses in Molenplein


Tony Fretton Architects has completed a new development of houses in the Dutch town of Den Helder. Commissioned by Dutch developer Proper-Stok the development comprises 2 and 3 storey houses designed by Tony Fretton Architects and Dutch practice Geurst en Schulze Architecten configured within a masterplan designed by West 8. Molenplein occupies a long site between two canals, […]


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HOSPER
Amstelveen Zonnehuis care home


Green oases and distinctive design Town dwellers need high-quality green space to enhance their living experience. HOSPER has produced a proposal for development of the grounds of the Zonnehuis care home in Amstelveen into a lively green pedestrianised area. The various buildings on the site are linked by a square paved in a distinctive design […]


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HOSPER
Hageveld Estate


Change in the estate’s function Hosper drew up the urban and landscape master plan, a design for the land of the Hageveld estate and the (detailed) design of the ornamental pond on top of the underground car park. The estate had previously been a seminary, and part had been used as a secondary school. Although Hageveld […]


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HOSPER
Katwijk Park Rijnsoever


Rijnsoever Park is a new residential neighbourhood situated on the northern edge of Katwijk, as part of an integrated development including the ESA Estec Space Business Park, sports fields created on a former landfill site and new infrastructure such as the Rhine-Gouwe Line, a light rail project serving the province of South Holland. HOSPER won […]


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JagerJanssen architects BNA
House Van Leeuwen


This private house was built for a Dutch family. It’s distinctive shape both stands out and suits well in this area of Meppel with rather traditional and conventional architecture. The shape was conceived by making some subtle alterations to the basic shape of the house: the introduction of a kink in one of the facades which […]


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Studio Elmo Vermijs
Interior primary school Zoetermeer


On the 15th of September 2012, the new building of primary school Queen Wilhelminia was opened in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands. For this new building Studio Elmo Vermijs was asked to design the interior of the Tower Room. The challenge was to create a space in the school where students can read, learn, relax, discover, play and build at the […]


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Ateliereen Architecten
Viewingtower at Vecht Riverbank


For the municipality of Dalfsen, Ateliereen designed a twenty meters high viewing tower that provides a view over the river Vecht.  Starting point for the design is a straight rectangular steel structure and staircase, which is covered with wooden slats.  From a distance the tower appears to be closed, but from the inside visitors can […]


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70F
Sheep stable Almere


The city of Almere has a sheep population of about 80 sheep. The sheep are mobilized to keep the powerful weed “acanthus” or “bears-breech” that grows in the “vroege vogel” – forest and “kromsloot” – park in Almere under control. To centralize and house this population, a sheep stable was needed. The stable is designed with an a-symmetrical homogeneous […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
REM island


Initiative In 2007 Concrete was asked by hospitality entrepreneur Nick van Loon to come up with an idea for the REM-island located in the river IJ in Amsterdam. Together with the housing corporation ‘De Principaal’ Nick van Loon developed the project in 2008. Concrete made the design for the renovation and expansion of the REM-island, […]


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plajer & franz studio
Puma store in Amsterdam


Plajer & franz studio under the direction of a Les Kernjak (head of global store concepts, puma retail ag) gave the puma store in downtown Amsterdam a thorough makeover . A 305 sqm space spread over three floors is injected with a dose of joy, innovation,  simplicity and various local influences, while being accomplished according to puma’s sustainable […]


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70F
villa Frenay


The commission (March 2008) consisted of a detached house with outbuildings on a plot in villa park ‘de Noordzoom’ in Lelystad, at the foot of the Enkhuizen – Lelystad dike. The family wanted, like many others, light, air and space. The house is a one-story bungalow, while the site asked for a response to “living at the water.” The […]


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70F
Petting Farm


Most city parts of Almere, a city with almost 190.000 inhabitants, have a petting farm. In the ‘den Uyl’ park there used to be one, but it burned down in the early 80’s, leaving only its concrete foundation. Early 2005 we were commissioned by the municipality of Almere to design a new petting farm on the exact location and […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Mercat


Mercat, the ninth member of the IQ family, is the Spanish sister of the Italian orientated Mazzo and French brasserie Witteveen. Similar to Mazzo and Witteveen, Mercat is a place where guests are welcome to eat drink and enjoy the whole day long. Besides the diverse cuisines, the location of the venue is one of […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Van Beuningenplein


Van Beuningen square is located at the van Hallstraat, West district of Amsterdam. Building an underground two-layer parking facility gives cause for the redesign of the entire square. Based on the initial ideas of the West district of Amsterdam and Dijk&Co Landscape Architects, after a small closed competition, Concrete was asked to design the pavilions […]


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MoederscheimMoonen Architects
VV Capelle


Recently the new clubhouse of the amateur soccer club VV Capelle designed by MoederscheimMoonen Architects finally opened its doors. The newly build structure, consisting of two volumes, houses the changing rooms and the canteen that functions as a meet-and-greet area for soccer players and visitors. In combination with the newly developed soccer fields, the project is […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Lairesse


Concrete took the client’s statement ‘It’s all right to change everything; all I need is a chest of drawers’, as its jumping-off point, because the only way to organize a pharmacy is by means of drawers for storing medications. In addition to conventional medicines, De Lairesse Pharmacy has one of the largest ranges of alternative […]


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70F
villa Hendrikx


The commission (September 2007) consisted of a detached house on a plot in residential area Overgooi in Almere, at the foot of the Gooimeer dike. The family wanted, except for transparency and privacy, a strong integration of the plot with the building as opposed to a block on a mound. The house is a two-story building with traditional planning, […]


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